According to the Medical Group Management Association’s latest Medical Directorship and On-Call Compensation Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data, providers who indicated they received on call compensation were more likely to be compensated daily or annually, compared with previous years. Thirty-five percent of providers reported receiving on-call compensation daily (for the days they were on call) and 21 percent reported receiving an annual payment for on-call coverage in 2010.
Almost all reporting physician specialties received higher holiday rates than weekend rates. Radiologists received $700 more for a holiday rate than a weekend rate.
MGMA’s Medical Directorship and On-Call Compensation Survey: 2011 Report based on 2010 Data is the most robust and comprehensive report of its kind, containing data on 3,084 on-call providers in 264 medical organizations and 1,529 medical directorships in 255 medical organizations.